Famous as :Supermodel, TV personality
Birth Name :Tyra Lynne Banks
Birth Date :December 04, 1973
Birth Place :Los Angeles, California, USA
Claim to fame :As host / herself in reality TV show "America's Next Top Model" (2003)
The existence of notable African-American supermodel could hardly be discerned, yet Tyra Banks has proven herself to earn the title properly alongside Naomi Campbell. Pursuing modeling career at a young age, she built up her own way with determination and persistence, striving to be the world's prominent supermodel of the 90s. In spite of living in glamorous world, she remains as a genuine person who possesses inner beauty within her so that Jim Paratore, president of Television Productions gave his honor and adoration. "Tyra really emerged as a role model for the next generation of young women," He praised, "She has a feel for this generation of women."